Neoedge Announces Keynote Speakers and Panelists in Upcoming Public Private Partnerships Summit

Accra, Ghana, September 17, 2014 --( Neoedge, a leading business intelligence company based in Singapore has announced its high-level speakers and panelists in the most anticipated Public Private Partnerships (PPP) event in Accra, Ghana this coming 21st to 22nd October 2014. The event will be held in the world-class Labadi Beach Hotel.

“We are less than two months shy before the event and we are very excited about this. It is our first big summit that is ever solely focused on PPPs,” said Premesha Motha, Business Development Manager at Neoedge.

This originally produced summit by Neoedge, is getting its momentum higher, not only in Ghana but at numerous African countries as well. Mr. Thomas Ooi, Director at Neoedge is the brains behind the 4-day event. Aside from the 2-day Main Conference, 21st-22nd October 2014, there will be Pre-Conference and Post-Conference Workshops that is in store for the delegates, 20th October 2014 and 23rd October 2014, respectively.

The Africa Public Private Partnerships (PPP): Investment & Development Summit 2014 expects its biggest delegation mainly from the state Privatisation and Procurement Agencies who are certainly most relevant in major PPP projects. The Finance, Energy, Water, Roads and Public Works, Health and other sectors are expected to be well represented too. Other bulk of the delegation will be coming from the Financiers, Project Developers and all those public and private sectors who are involved in PPP.

“After months of anticipation, it even thrills us to make this announcement of the roster of speakers who will be gracing our summit. It is guaranteed that this event, especially the 2-day main conference, will be interactive and learning-packed,” added Ms. Motha.

Here’s the partial roster of the High-Profile Speakers and Panelists:

Hon. Isaac Adjei Mensah, Deputy Minister - Ministry of Road and Highways

Hon. Cassiel Ato Forson, Deputy Minister - Ministry of Finance

Magdalene Apenteng, Director & Chief Economics Officer - Public Investment Division, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning

Hon. Rashid Pelpuo, Minister – PPPs - Office of the President

Audrey Mwala, Director – Project Financing & RM - PPP Commission

Marius Van Aardt, Managing Director - Sembcorp Silulumanzi

Bashir Ifo, President – ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)

Adama Deen, Head of Infrastructure – New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)

Hubert Danso, Vice Chairman - Africa Investors

Hon. Aston Kajara, Planning & Economic Development Uganda - State Minister – Privatisation - Ministry of Finance

Eng. Stanley Kamau, Director – Public Private Partnership Secretariat - Ministry of Finance

Andrew Alli, CEO - Africa Finance Corporation

Pascal Komla, Deputy Director General - Société Aéroportuaire de Lomé Tokoin (SALT); Acting Chairman - Airport Council International (ACI)

Claire Barclay, Director – Infrastructure - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc

Rakesh Bangera, Director, Urban Practice - CRISIL Infrastructure Advisory

“We are very pleased indeed to welcome the State Ministries who are very inclined in supporting platforms such as this PPP summit that will enable capacity developments. The main aim of this summit, through its top-notch networking and learning formats, is to help both the public and private sectors explore potential collaborations for the African region in general. We are looking forward to meeting everyone at the event in Ghana,” Ms. Motha ended.

For interested parties who want to register or get a copy of the agenda, you may contact Neoedge thru: or

About Neoedge

Africa Public Private Partnerships (PPP): Investment & Development Summit, 21-22 October 2014, Labadi Beach Hotel, ACCRA, Ghana

Neoedge is headquartered in Singapore, Neoedge has been organising premier events all around the world including Port-of-Spain, Buenos Aires, Hamburg, Dubai, Accra, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Mumbai, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh, Perth, Manila, Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai etc.

For more information, contact Eugene Azucena on +65 6557 9185;
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